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Verb
To be irritating or upsetting, typically with repeated or unpleasant acts
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“He said under parliamentary law, it was a breach of privilege and contempt of either House to obstruct, insult or molest a member while in the execution of his duties.”
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(somewhat rare) Bringing harm or injury to
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“The army was warned not to molest the citizens in any manner, and the commanders were cautioned to exercise maximum vigilance to this end.”
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Present participle for to touch someone indecently or inappropriately
“She would, she declared, slit the throat from ear to ear of anyone attempting to molest her.”
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Present participle for to inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
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Present participle for to inflict severe physical pain on
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Present participle for to touch or stroke lovingly
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Present participle for to intrude, meddle, or trespass in others' affairs
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Present participle for to seize or shake by the throat, especially of a dog or wolf
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The act of forcing a person to engage in unwanted lascivious activity, especially intercourse
Noun
An aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
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